Bashar Qumseya

Bashar Qumseya, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.S.G.E.

Associate Professor

Department: MD-GASTROENTEROLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-9400

About Bashar Qumseya

Dr. Qumseya obtained his B.S. from Beloit College, majoring in biochemistry. He graduated Suma Cum Laude where he received several awards and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated medical school from St. George University with Magna Cum Laude we he was inducted into Iota Epsilon Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Qumseya finished his residency in internal medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He obtained his fellowships in Gastroenterology and Advanced Endoscopy from the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. Dr. Qumseya attended Harvard’s School of Public Health where he obtained his Master’s in Public Health. He has been a member of the Standards of Practice Committee at the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy since 2015 and he is currently the Chair of this national committee. Through his role, he has published many clinical practice guidelines which set the standards for clinical practice in gastroenterology in the US and throughout the world. His research interests if focused on Barrett’s Esophagus, reflux, obesity, and Systematic Reviews. Dr. Qumseya has over 100 publications inducing peer reviewed manuscripts, clinical guidelines, book chapters, and meeting abstracts. Dr. Qumseya is an Associate Professor at the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

Accomplishments

Naomi Nakao Gender Based Research Award
2013 · American College of Gastroenterology
James H. Johnson Scholarship Award
2012 · Florida Gastroenterologic Society
Iota Epsilon Alpha Medical Honor Society
2004 · St. George's University
John Hughes Student Entrepreneur of the Year
2001 · Award recognizes a student who best exemplifies the spirit of entrepreneurship as it may be applied in academics
John M. Verville Scholar’s Award
2001 · Granted by faculty of the Department of Biology as the outstanding student of the year.
Phi Beta Kappa
2001 · Beloit College

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
    ABIM

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Medicine
Subspecialties
  • Gastroenterology
Areas of Interest
  • Barrett esophagus
  • Colon cancer screening
  • ERCP
  • Endoscopic ultrasound

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Evidenced-based Outcomes
  • Morbid Obesity, therapeutics, clinical outcomes, and adverse outcomes

Publications

2021
ASGE guideline on the management of cholangitis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 94(2):207-221.e14 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.12.032. [PMID] 34023065.
2021
ASGE guideline on the role of endoscopy in the management of benign and malignant gastroduodenal obstruction.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 93(2):309-322.e4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.07.063. [PMID] 33168194.
2021
ASGE guideline on the role of endoscopy in the management of malignant hilar obstruction.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 94(2):222-234.e22 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.12.035. [PMID] 34023067.
2021
Barrett’s esophagus after sleeve gastrectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 93(2):343-352.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.08.008. [PMID] 32798535.
2021
Quality assessment for systematic reviews and meta-analyses of cohort studies.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 93(2):486-494.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.10.007. [PMID] 33068610.
2021
Response.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 94(1):205-206 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2021.03.059. [PMID] 34148577.
2021
SAGES guidelines for the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux (GERD).
Surgical endoscopy. 35(9):4903-4917 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-021-08625-5. [PMID] 34279710.
2021
Toward an evidence-based approach for cholangitis diagnosis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 94(2):297-302.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2021.04.016. [PMID] 33905719.
2020
A prediction model for detection of esophageal squamous cell cancer: A new beginning or more of the same?
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 91(6):1261-1263 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.02.039. [PMID] 32439097.
2020
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy guideline on the role of endoscopy in familial adenomatous polyposis syndromes.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 91(5):963-982.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.01.028. [PMID] 32169282.
2020
ASGE guideline on minimum staffing requirements for the performance of GI endoscopy.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 91(4):723-729.e17 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2019.12.002. [PMID] 32033801.
2020
Correction: Prevalence of Barrett’s esophagus in obese patients undergoing pre-bariatric surgery evaluation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Endoscopy. 52(7) [DOI] 10.1055/a-1174-3656. [PMID] 32422660.
2020
Effect of referral pattern and histopathology grade on surgery for nonmalignant colorectal polyps.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 92(3):702-711.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.04.041. [PMID] 32334014.
2020
Prevalence of Barrett’s esophagus in obese patients undergoing pre-bariatric surgery evaluation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Endoscopy. 52(7):537-547 [DOI] 10.1055/a-1145-3500. [PMID] 32325514.
2020
Response.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 92(5):1145-1146 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.07.049. [PMID] 33160503.
2019
ASGE guideline on screening and surveillance of Barrett’s esophagus.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 90(3):335-359.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2019.05.012. [PMID] 31439127.
2019
ASGE guideline on the role of endoscopy for bleeding from chronic radiation proctopathy.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 90(2):171-182.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2019.04.234. [PMID] 31235260.
2019
ASGE guideline on the role of endoscopy in the evaluation and management of choledocholithiasis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 89(6):1075-1105.e15 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2018.10.001. [PMID] 30979521.
2019
ASGE review of adverse events in colonoscopy.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 90(6):863-876.e33 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2019.07.033. [PMID] 31563271.
2019
Efficacy and feasibility of G-POEM in management of patients with refractory gastroparesis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Endoscopy international open. 7(3):E322-E329 [DOI] 10.1055/a-0812-1458. [PMID] 30842971.
2019
Systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence and risk factors for Barrett’s esophagus.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 90(5):707-717.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2019.05.030. [PMID] 31152737.
2018
A Survey of Expert Practice and Attitudes Regarding Advanced Imaging Modalities in Surveillance of Barrett’s Esophagus.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 63(12):3262-3271 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-018-5257-3. [PMID] 30178283.
2018
Endoscopic eradication therapy for patients with Barrett’s esophagus-associated dysplasia and intramucosal cancer.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 87(4):907-931.e9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2017.10.011. [PMID] 29397943.
2018
High rate of over-staging of Barrett’s neoplasia with endoscopic ultrasound: Systemic review and meta-analysis.
Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver. 50(5):438-445 [DOI] 10.1016/j.dld.2018.02.005. [PMID] 29573963.
2018
The ASGE’S vision for developing clinical practice guidelines: the path forward.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 87(4):932-933 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2017.10.012. [PMID] 29571779.
2018
Wide-Area Transepithelial Sampling in Barrett’s Esophagus: Ready for Primetime?
Gastroenterology. 155(4):1267-1269 [DOI] 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.09.019. [PMID] 30217740.
2017
Adverse events associated with ERCP.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 85(1):32-47 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2016.06.051. [PMID] 27546389.
2017
Association Between Endoscopist and Center Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Volume With Procedure Success and Adverse Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 15(12):1866-1875.e3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.06.002. [PMID] 28606848.
2017
Disease Progression in Barrett’s Low-Grade Dysplasia With Radiofrequency Ablation Compared With Surveillance: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 112(6):849-865 [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2017.70. [PMID] 28374819.
2017
Efficacy and safety outcomes of multimodal endoscopic eradication therapy in Barrett’s esophagus-related neoplasia: a systematic review and pooled analysis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 85(3):482-495.e4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2016.09.022. [PMID] 27670227.
2017
Guidelines for privileging, credentialing, and proctoring to perform GI endoscopy.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 85(2):273-281 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2016.10.036. [PMID] 28089029.
2017
The Role of Endoscopic Ultrasound in the Management of Patients with Barrett’s Esophagus and Superficial Neoplasia.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America. 27(3):471-480 [DOI] 10.1016/j.giec.2017.03.001. [PMID] 28577768.
2017
The role of endoscopy in subepithelial lesions of the GI tract.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 85(6):1117-1132 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2017.02.022. [PMID] 28385194.
2016
Adverse Events After Radiofrequency Ablation in Patients With Barrett’s Esophagus: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 14(8):1086-1095.e6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2016.04.001. [PMID] 27068041.
2016
Getting to CRIM (complete remission of intestinal metaplasia).
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 84(1):37-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2016.03.1486. [PMID] 27315733.
2015
Comparison of endoscopic treatment modalities for Barrett’s neoplasia.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 82(5):793-803.e3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2015.03.1979. [PMID] 26071064.
2015
Diagnostic performance of EUS in predicting advanced cancer among patients with Barrett’s esophagus and high-grade dysplasia/early adenocarcinoma: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 81(4):865-74.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2014.08.025. [PMID] 25442088.
2015
Endoscopic therapy for Barrett’s esophagus: our experience beyond white men.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 82(2):285-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2015.02.051. [PMID] 26183491.
2014
Barriers to colorectal cancer screening in Palestine: a national study in a medically underserved population.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 12(3):463-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2013.08.051. [PMID] 24055899.
2014
Gender differences in remission of esophageal intestinal metaplasia after radiofrequency ablation.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 109(3):369-74 [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2013.454. [PMID] 24394753.
2014
Irritable bowel syndrome in middle-aged and elderly Palestinians: its prevalence and effect of location of residence.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 109(5):723-39 [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2014.27. [PMID] 24589667.
2014
Predictors of esophageal stricture formation post endoscopic mucosal resection.
Clinical endoscopy. 47(2):155-61 [DOI] 10.5946/ce.2014.47.2.155. [PMID] 24765598.
2014
Safety of esophageal EMR in elderly patients.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 80(4):586-591 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2014.02.010. [PMID] 24703086.
2013
Advanced imaging technologies increase detection of dysplasia and neoplasia in patients with Barrett’s esophagus: a meta-analysis and systematic review.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 11(12):1562-70.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2013.06.017. [PMID] 23851020.
2013
Factors associated with increased bleeding post-endoscopic mucosal resection.
Journal of digestive diseases. 14(3):140-6 [DOI] 10.1111/1751-2980.12002. [PMID] 23134152.
2013
Photodynamic Therapy for Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Carcinoma.
Clinical endoscopy. 46(1):30-7 [DOI] 10.5946/ce.2013.46.1.30. [PMID] 23423151.
2013
Survival in esophageal high-grade dysplasia/adenocarcinoma post endoscopic resection.
Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver. 45(12):1028-33 [DOI] 10.1016/j.dld.2013.06.009. [PMID] 23938135.
2012
Advanced colorectal polyp detection techniques.
Current gastroenterology reports. 14(5):414-20 [DOI] 10.1007/s11894-012-0279-z. [PMID] 22821061.
2012
Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS): is there a difference based on onset of symptoms–pediatric versus adult?
BMC gastroenterology. 12 [DOI] 10.1186/1471-230X-12-52. [PMID] 22639867.
2012
Esophageal injury following left atrial ablation.
Gastroenterology & hepatology. 8(6):414-6 [PMID] 22933882.
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2012
Quality in colonoscopy reporting: an assessment of compliance and performance improvement.
Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver. 44(8):660-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.dld.2012.03.022. [PMID] 22579446.
2012
The effect of polyp location and patient gender on the presence of dysplasia in colonic polyps.
Clinical and translational gastroenterology. 3 [DOI] 10.1038/ctg.2012.14. [PMID] 23238292.
2011
QuantiFERON TB gold testing for tuberculosis screening in an inflammatory bowel disease cohort in the United States.
Inflammatory bowel diseases. 17(1):77-83 [DOI] 10.1002/ibd.21329. [PMID] 20848501.
2011
Reflux disease and Barrett’s esophagus.
Endoscopy. 43(11):962-5 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0031-1291404. [PMID] 22057759.

Education

Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship
2014 · Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Gastroenterology Fellowship
2013 · Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Harvard School of Public Health
2013 · Master's in Public Health
Internal Medicine Residency
2010 · Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical Degree
2007 · St. George's University School of Medicine

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